Heinrich-Heine-Unviersity, Düsseldorf (Germany)
Eva Gentes is a Ph.D. candidate at the Heinrich-Heine-Unviersity, Düsseldorf, Germany. In her Ph.D. project, she examines literary self-translation in contemporary literature. She is the editor of the bibliography on self-translation and maintains a blog on self-translation.
Articles of Eva Gentes
Literarische Selbstübersetzung im Kontext weniger verbreiteter Sprachen – ein zweischneidiges Schwert?
Self-translation is a common practice among minority language writers, who often consider their works an active contribution to language maintenance. However, translation reveals itself to be a double-edged sword in contexts of lesser-translated languages. This article aims to show that there is an urgent need for self-translation studies to explore the link between self-translation and language maintenance.